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16 beige recipes for picky eaters

The struggle is real, but parents of picky eaters can rejoice—this list is as neutral as it gets. If your kid is really opposed to peas, they're easy to omit.

By Today's Parent
16 beige recipes for picky eaters

The New Tuna Casserole

It pays to stock canned tuna in the cupboard for fast, lean, low-cost protein. Adding frozen peas to your tuna casserole is just as nutritious as fresh produce and are easier on the wallet. Get the recipe: The New Tuna Casserole

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

Cauliflower is the great chameleon in this dish. It helps to thicken up the alfredo sauce, making it rich without a lot of cream. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Coconut-Crusted Chicken Fingers

An easy lime sour cream dipping sauce accompanies this tasty dish. Get the recipe: Coconut-Crusted Chicken Fingers

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Three-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

In any given kitchen, a bunch of bananas sits slowly browning. Use them to make these simple pancakes. Get the recipe: Three-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Erik Putz

Cheddar Cornbread Pancakes

Smoked salmon isn’t for everyone. Instead, top your pancakes with a dollop of sour cream, crumbled bacon and cooked corn. Get the recipe: Cheddar Cornbread Pancakes

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Crispy Oven-Baked Trout

This super-simple Parmesan- and panko-crusted trout recipe is a real winner. Get the recipe: Crispy Oven-Baked Trout

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Crispy Baked Fish and Chips

Deep-fried fish and chips get a healthy upgrade without losing that crispy battered goodness. Get the recipe: Crispy Baked Fish and Chips

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Brown Rice Pilaf

Hearty and packed with whole grain goodness, try this easy-to-prepare side dish tonight. Get the recipe: Brown Rice Pilaf

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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Greek Pork Kebabs

Paired with a yogurt sauce, these kebabs are perfect for grilling outdoors, making them a great choice for spring and summer picnics. Get the recipe: Greek Pork Kebabs

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Vegetarian Pho

Individual bowls of fragrant vegetable broth and rice noodles are easily customized to suit both kid and adult tastes. Get the recipe: Vegetarian Pho

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Ham-and-Broccoli Sauce

Your kids will love this cheesy potato gnocchi, you’ll love the added broccoli. Get the recipe: Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Ham-and-Broccoli Sauce

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Apple Chips

Lightly dusted with cinnamon sugar, these crisp apple chips make a perfect snack. Get the recipe: Apple Chips

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Mashed Potato Casserole

Not much beats mashed potatoes—except a cheesy mashed potato casserole studded with golden breadcrumbs. Get the recipe: Mashed Potato Casserole

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Tuna Melt Pita Pizzas

Forget rolling dough, through your pizza toppings on a pita for a quick and easy dinner. Get the recipe: Tuna Melt Pita Pizzas

16 beige recipes for picky eaters

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Spinach Pie Bites

These Greek-style pockets make for a tasty appetizer, or throw in a side salad and you’ve got a healthy dinner of mini spinach pies. Get the recipe: Spinach Pie Bites

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Chinese Dan Dan Noodles

Easy and so flavourful, omit any of the crunchy bits that your picky eater would turn their nose up at. Get the recipe: Chinese Dan Dan Noodles

16 beige recipes for picky eatersPhoto: Jodi Pudge
This article was originally published on May 03, 2019

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